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# You are asked to find if a particular port you are expected to visit has an Indian Embassy.

Which of
these publications would you consult? :

## 25. To which traffic separation schemes does Rule 10 apply

To which traffic separation schemes does Rule 10 apply? :

## A cumulative list of notices to mariners are published

A cumulative list of notices to mariners are published _____ a year :

three times

once

four times

twice

## Option Match : twice

A marine sextant has the index
A marine sextant has the index arm set at zero and the reflected image of the horizon forms a continuous
line with the actual image. When the sextant is rotated about the line of sight the images separate.
The sextant has :

error of perpendicularity

side error

prismatic error

centering error
Option Match : side error

A navigator fixing a
A navigator fixing a vessel s position by radar :

## should never use radar bearings

should only use radar bearings when the range exceeds the distance to the horizon

can use radar information from one object to fix the position

## must use information from targets forward of the beam

Option Match : can use radar information from one object to fix the position

A polyconic projection is
A polyconic projection is based on a :

## series of cones tangent at selected parallels

Option Match : series of cones tangent at selected parallels

A position obtained
A position obtained by crossing lines of position taken at different times and advanced to a common
time is a(n) :
running fix

fix

estimated position
Option Match : running fix

A position obtained by
A position obtained by taking lines of position from one object at different times and advancing them to a
common time is a(n) :

estimated position

fix

running fix
Option Match : running fix

## A position that is obtained

A position that is obtained by applying estimated current and wind to your vessel s course and speed is a(n) :

estimated position

fix

## None of the above

Option Match : estimated position

## A position that is obtained

A position that is obtained by using two or more intersecting lines of position taken at nearly the same
time, is a(n) :

estimated position

fix

running fix
Option Match : fix

A sextant having
A sextant having an index error that is on the arc has a :

positive correction

dip error

negative correction

semidiameter error
Option Match : negative correction

## A sextant having an index

A sextant having an index error that is off the arc has a :

positive correction

dip error

negative correction

semidiameter error

## A ship is navigating in the Caribbean

A ship is navigating in the Caribbean in August when it receives the warning of a Hurricane. To determine
the centre of the storm the Master uses Buys Ballot s Law and faces the wind. On what side of the Master
would the low pressure area be located? :

## This is not a suitable method to use with a Hurricane

Option Match : On the right side

## A ship\'s position is best

A ship s position is best plotted by bearings from :

## fixed known objects on the shore

Option Match : fixed known objects on the shore

## A single line of position

A single line of position combined with a dead-reckoning position results in a(n) :

assumed position

estimated position

fix

running fix
Option Match : estimated position

A vertical sextant
A vertical sextant angle gives :

## the height of a bridge above sea level

a position line

a position circle

## Option Match : a position circle

A vessel is steaming in east longitude on January 25 and crosses the International Date Line
A vessel is steaming in east longitude on January 25 and crosses the International Date Line on an eastbound
course at 0900 zone time. What is the date and time at Greenwich when the vessel crosses the line? :

0900, 24 January

2100, 24 January

2100, 25 January

0900, 26 January
Option Match : 2100, 24 January
A vessel\'s position should
A vessel s position should be plotted using bearings of :

## fixed known objects on shore

buoys at a distance

## All of the above

Option Match : fixed known objects on shore

## According to the recommendations of International Navigational Congress

According to the recommendations of International Navigational Congress in 1912, the ratio of length to
width at the entrance for cargo vessels is :

## 8.2 and 8.5 to 1

Option Match : 7.4 and 7.8 to 1

## All Loran-C transmitting

All Loran-C transmitting stations are equipped with cesium frequency standards which permit :

## on-line transmission of single-line transmitters at the same time

each station to only depend on the master for synchronization and signal ratio
Option Match : each station to transmit without reference to another station

## At 0000 you fix your position

At 0000 you fix your position and plot a new DR track line. At 0200 you again fix your position and it
is 0.5 mile east of your DR. Which statement is TRUE? :

## The current cannot be determined

The drift is 0.25 knot
Option Match : The drift is 0.25 knot

## Because of the reflecting

Because of the reflecting properties of a sextant, if the sextant altitude reads 60 on the limb, the actual
arc of the limb from 0 to the 60 reading is :

20

30

40

60
Option Match : 30

## characteristic of the light on a lighthouse

On a chart, the characteristic of the light on a lighthouse is shown as flashing white with a red sector.
The red sector __________. :

## serves no significant purpose

Option Match : indicates a danger area

## chart for a certain geographic area

In which source could you find the number of a chart for a certain geographic area? :

Chart No. 1

Catalog of Charts

## Charted depth is the __________.

Charted depth is the __________. :
vertical distance from the chart sounding datum to the ocean bottom, plus the height of tide

vertical distance from the chart sounding datum to the ocean bottom

## average height of all low waters at a place

Option Match : vertical distance from the chart sounding datum to the ocean bottom

## Civil twilight begins at 1910

Civil twilight begins at 1910 zone time on 20 July 1981. Your DR position at that time is LAT 22 16 N,
LONG 150 06 W. Which statement concerning the planets available for evening sights is TRUE? :

## Venus will have a westerly meridian angle

Mars will set about one hour after the Sun sets

## Mars, Venus, Jupiter, and Saturn will be above the horizon

Sights of Saturn, Jupiter, and Venus will yield a good three-line-of-position fix
Option Match : Venus will have a westerly meridian angle

## Civil twilight occurs at 0558

Civil twilight occurs at 0558 zone time on 30 December 1981. Your DR position at that time is LAT 15 02 N,
LONG 46 02 W. Which statement concerning the planets available for morning sights is TRUE? :

## At 0558, Mars can be used for an ex-meridian observation

Venus, Jupiter, and Mars sights will yield a good three line fix

## Venus will be visible low in the western sky

Option Match : At 0558, Mars can be used for an ex-meridian observation

## by the mercantile marine department of that country

Option Match : by port and harbour authorities within their respective limits

## Controls testing of bridge equipment should be carried out

Controls testing of bridge equipment should be carried out _______. :

## Distance along a track line is measured on a Mercator

Distance along a track line is measured on a Mercator chart by using the __________. :

## latitude or longitude scale at the middle of the scale

Option Match : latitude scale near the middle of the track line

## During the month

During the month of October the Sun s declination is :

## south and decreasing

Option Match : south and increasing

## find channels marked with the IALA-A

You would expect to find channels marked with the IALA-A Buoyage System in __________. :

the Philippines
Australia

Republic of Korea

Chile

## Option Match : Australia

For navigational purposes, each great circle on the Earth has a length of :

3,600 miles

5,400 miles

12,500 miles

21,600 miles

## From the following data

From the following data: Sextant altitude (LL): 38?12.4 ; Index error : 3.0 on the arc; Corr n for HE : 6.6 ;
Total corr n for sun : for UL -17.0 , for LL + 14.8. What is the true altitude of the Sun s Lower limb? :

38?30.8&#39;

38?17.6&#39;

37?45.8&#39;

38?23.6&#39;
Option Match : 38?17.6&#39;

## general current circulation in the North Atlantic Ocean

Which would you consult for information about the general current circulation in the North Atlantic Ocean? :

Pilot chart

Coast Pilot

Current Table

Climatological Atlas
Option Match : Pilot chart
How can an ARPA assist

How can an ARPA assist the ship to steer a suitable course to make good the entrance to a channel? :

Select ground stabilised true motion display and alter course so that own ships true vector passes through
the middle of the entrance to the channel

Acquire the buoy at the entrance to the channel and on relative vector display alter course to make the
vector of the buoy pass directly through the centre of the screen

Select True ground stabilised vectors and make the vectors from both buoys at the entrance to the
channel pass either side of the centre of the screen

Select Relative motion display and make Own Ship vector pass through the middle of the entrance to
the channel

Option Match : Select ground stabilised true motion display and alter course so that own ships true
vector passes through the middle of the entrance to the channel

## How can the error of the Gyro compass be determined? :

By taking a transit bearing with the gyro compass of two prominent fixed shore objects and comparing
it with the bearing of the same objects on the chart

## By using any of the methods in the suggested answers

By comparing the course readout on the GPS with the gyro course steered

By taking the radar bearing of an object when the radar is on a compass stabilised mode and comparing
it with the bearing on the chart of the same object

Option Match : By taking a transit bearing with the gyro compass of two prominent fixed shore objects
and comparing it with the bearing of the same objects on the chart

## How many fixed objects

How many fixed objects are needed to plot a running fix? :

None

One

Two

Three

## How often is it recommended that a position fix is taken

How often is it recommended that a position fix is taken during a sea voyage if the ship is in open waters ? :

Twice a watch

## Only when the visibility drops

Option Match : At least every 30 minutes

## How should a vessel cross a traffic lane when obliged to do so

How should a vessel cross a traffic lane when obliged to do so :

At a speed and heading that will cause the least encounters with vessels within the lane

On a heading that will cause her to spend the LEAST TIME in the lane

## On a HEADING as nearly as practical at right angles to the direction of traffic flow

On heading so that her TRACK will be as nearly as practicable at right angles to the direction of
traffic flow

Option Match : On a HEADING as nearly as practical at right angles to the direction of traffic flow

## IALA-B Buoyage System

In which country would you expect the channels to be marked with the IALA-B Buoyage System :

Poland
Morocco

Peru

Saudi Arabia
Option Match : Peru

## If Loran-C signals become

If Loran-C signals become unsynchronized, the receiver operator is warned because :

## If the radar is set onto the

If the radar is set onto the Relative Motion Display, what would an echo of a target with no trail indicate?
Note this the trail of the echo and not a vector :

## The target is on a constant bearing and getting closer to own ship

Option Match : The target is on the same course and speed as own ship

## If the radar scanner of

If the radar scanner of one ship is at the same height as the cargo deck of the other during transfer operations,
which type of radar would pose a greater danger of the induced ignition ? :

Neither a 10 cm or a 3 cm radar

## If the radio signal ground

If the radio signal ground wave extends out for less distance than the minimum skywave distance, there
is an area in which no signal is received. This is called the :

skip zone

blackout zone

diffraction zone

## If the strength of the wind

If the strength of the wind is related to the pressure gradient and the space between the isobars, which of the
following statements is correct? :

The closer the isobars are together the stronger will be the predicted wind

Strong winds are found in areas where the isobars are not close together

The pressure gradient is a measurement of the distance between the high and the low pressures and is
not associated with isobars

The wind force is related to the difference in pressures and blows directly between the centres of high
and the low pressure
Option Match : The closer the isobars are together the stronger will be the predicted wind

In Loran C
In Loran C :

## the master and secondary stations transmits 8 pulses each

the master station transmits one long pulse and the secondary stations transmit 8 short pulses each

the master station transmits 9 pulses and the secondary stations transmit 8 pulses each

the master station transmits 8 pulses and the secondary stations transmit 9 pulses each

Option Match : the master station transmits 9 pulses and the secondary stations transmit 8 pulses each

In Mercator sailing
In Mercator sailing :

## Option Match : DMP = D&#39;long x Secant Course

In order to remove
In order to remove index error from a sextant, you should adjust the :

index mirror to make it parallel to the horizon glass with the index set at zero

horizon glass to make it parallel to the index mirror with the index set at zero

## telescope to make it perpendicular to the sextant frame

Option Match : horizon glass to make it parallel to the index mirror with the index set at zero

## In the Beaufort Scale of Wind Force

In the Beaufort Scale of Wind Force, what is the Beaufort number associated with the wind force known
as a Gale? This should not be confused with a Near Gale or Strong Gale :

Eight (8)

Nine (9)

Seven (7)

Ten (10)

## In which voyage, between two points

In which voyage, between two points, is the rhumb line distance NOT approximately the same as the
great circle distance? :

## The two points are in high latitudes in the same hemisphere

The two points are near the equator, but in different hemispheres

One point is near the equator, one point is in a high latitude, and both are near the 180th meridian

Option Match : The two points are in high latitudes in the same hemisphere

Is the location of

## Is the location of the Compass Binnacle critical? :

Yes, for the reasons stated in all of the suggested answers

## Yes, it should be sited on a non-metallic base if possible

Option Match : Yes, for the reasons stated in all of the suggested answers

## It is 1200 local time for an

It is 1200 local time for an observer at 54 E longitude. Which statement is TRUE? :

It is afternoon at Greenwich

## Mariners are FIRST warned of serious defects or important changes to aids

Mariners are FIRST warned of serious defects or important changes to aids to navigation by
means of __________. :

## corrected editions of charts

Light Lists
Option Match : marine broadcast Notice to Mariners

## Mean high water is the reference plane used for __________.

Mean high water is the reference plane used for __________. :

## water depths on the East Coast only

Option Match : heights above water of land features such as lights

On 6 July 1981
On 6 July 1981, at 1000 zone time, you cross the 180th meridian steaming westward.
What is your local time? :

It is 1000, 5 July

It is 1000, 6 July

It is 2200, 7 July

It is 1000, 7 July

## Pick up the correct statement

Pick up the correct statement from the following: :

An artificial barrier which makes the enclosed area safe for anchorage of ships, is known as break water

The length of the quay wall is governed by the length of the largest vessel likely to be berthed

All
Option Match : All

## Plotting position using

Plotting position using the method of a running fix is used when :

## Option Match : only one bearing line is available

publication contains information about the port facilities and passage entry to port
What publication contains information about the port facilities and passage entry to port ? :

## World Port Index

Coast Pilot

Nautical Index

Sailing Directions

## Spring tides are tides that __________.

Spring tides are tides that __________. :

have lows lower than normal and highs higher than normal

have lows higher than normal and highs lower than normal

are unpredictable

## occur in the spring of the year

Option Match : have lows lower than normal and highs higher than normal

## The azimuth of a body

The azimuth of a body whose LHA is 195? will be :

westerly

easterly

northerly

southerly
Option Match : easterly

## The compass binnacle on the ship has

The compass binnacle on the ship has various specific functions, which of the following answers reflect its
most important functions :

## Provides a non-magnetic housing for the compass

Option Match : All of the answers provided

## The date is the same

The date is the same all over the world at :

0000 GMT

1200 GMT

no time

## Option Match : 1200 GMT

The datum from which the predicted heights of tides are reckoned
The datum from which the predicted heights of tides are reckoned in the tide tables is __________. :

## given in table three of the tide tables

Option Match : the same as that used for the charts of the locality

## The Decca green

The Decca green zone has :

18 lanes

24 lanes

30 lanes

72 lanes
Option Match : 18 lanes

## The difference (measured in degrees)

The difference (measured in degrees) between the GHA of the body and the longitude of the observer is the :

right ascension

meridian angle
SHA of the observer

zenith distance

## The difference between

The difference between local apparent time (LAT) and local mean time (LMT) is indicated by the :

equation of time

difference of longitude between the local and central meridian in time units

zone description

## The difference in local

The difference in local time between an observer on 114 W and one on 119 W is :

1.25 minutes

5 minutes

20 minutes

75 minutes
Option Match : 20 minutes

The distance covered by a ship on four successive days were 320, 300, 310 and 330
The distance covered by a ship on four successive days were 320, 300, 310 and 330 nautical miles
respectively. Find the average daily run speed if each day is 24 hours long :

## 315 naut. Miles

Option Match : 315 naut. Miles
The DMP between latitude
The DMP between latitude 20? 30 N and latitude 10? 15 S is :

1863.07

634.77

1248.92

614.15

## The drift and set of tidal, river, and ocean currents

The drift and set of tidal, river, and ocean currents refer to the __________. :

## None of the above

Option Match : speed and direction toward which the current flows

## The equation of time is 12m 00s

The equation of time is 12m 00s and the mean Sun is ahead of the apparent Sun. If you are on the central
meridian of your time zone, at what zone time will the apparent Sun cross the meridian? :

1148

1200

1212

## It cannot be determined from the information given

Option Match : 1212

## The equation of time is 8m 40s

The equation of time is 8m 40s. The apparent Sun is ahead of the mean Sun. If you are on the central
Meridian of your time zone, the apparent Sun will cross your meridian at :

11-51-20 ZT

12-00-00 ZT
12-04-20 ZT

12-08-40 ZT
Option Match : 11-51-20 ZT

## The GHA of the first point

The GHA of the first point of Aries is 315 and the GHA of a planet is 150 . What is the right ascension of
the planet? :

7 hours

11 hours

19 hours

23 hours

## The gyro compass can suffer from a compass

The gyro compass can suffer from a compass error and may need to be allowed for, when steering a
course in a dangerous navigational area. What is the probable cause of the error? :

## An uncorrected course and speed error

Variation

Compass Deviation

## Fluctuations in the electrical supply to the compass

Option Match : An uncorrected course and speed error

## The horizon glass

The horizon glass of a sextant is :

## All of the above

Option Match : silvered on its half nearer the frame
The index error
The index error is determined by adjusting the :

sextant frame

horizon glass

index mirror

micrometer drum
Option Match : micrometer drum

## The latest edition of a chart can be found from

The latest edition of a chart can be found from _______. :

## The LMT of LAN is 1210

The LMT of LAN is 1210. Your longitude is 70 30 E. Which time would you use to enter the Nautical
Almanac to determine the declination of the Sun at LAN? :

1842

1652

0728

0652
Option Match : 0728

## The marine sextant is subject

The marine sextant is subject to seven different types of errors, four of which may be corrected by the
navigator. An error NOT correctable by the navigator is :

index error

prismatic error
perpendicularity of the horizon glass

## perpendicularity of the index mirror

Option Match : prismatic error

## The parallax angle will

The parallax angle will vary the most with the time of year for :

Venus

Jupiter

Saturn

Polaris
Option Match : Venus

## The part of a sextant mounted directly

The part of a sextant mounted directly over the pivot of the index arm is the :

index mirror

horizon glass

micrometer drum

telescope
Option Match : index mirror

## The path that a vessel is expected to follow

The path that a vessel is expected to follow, represented on a chart by a line drawn from the point of
departure to the point of arrival, is the __________. :

DR plot

track line

estimated course
Option Match : track line

## The period at high or low tide during which there is no change

The period at high or low tide during which there is no change in the height of the water is
called the __________. :

## reversing of the tide

Option Match : stand of the tide

## The position accuracy of

The position accuracy of Loran-C degrades with increasing distance from the transmitting stations as :

## Option Match : a result of variation in propagation conditions

The position of

The position of the ship is found by taking a series of bearings using a magnetic compass. How
should an error of 5 degrees WEST be applied to the compass bearings? :

## Add the 5 degrees to the bearings

The same error applies to all bearings and therefore it can be ignored

The error should be High or Low and therefore more information is required

## The position of the ship is found

The position of the ship is found by taking a series of bearings using a magnetic compass.
How should an error of 5 degrees WEST be applied to the compass bearings? :

## Add the 5 degrees to the bearings

The same error applies to all bearings and therefore it can be ignored

The error should be High or Low and therefore more information is required

## Option Match : Subtract 5 degrees to the bearings

The position of the ship is found by taking a series of bearings using a magnetic compass
The position of the ship is found by taking a series of bearings using a magnetic compass. How should
an error of 5 degrees WEST be applied to the compass bearings? :

## Add the 5 degrees to the bearings

The same error applies to all bearings and therefore it can be ignored

The error should be High or Low and therefore more information is required
Option Match : Subtract 5 degrees to the bearings

## The positions of the ship provided

The positions of the ship provided by the GPS should always be confirmed by other means, when possible.
Which of the following suggested methods would be the most accurate? :

## Compass bearings of three shore objects

Bearing and distance from a navigational Buoy

Option Match : The ranges of three distinctive shore objects on the radar

## The positions of the ship provided

The positions of the ship provided by the GPS should always be confirmed by other means, when possible.
Which of the following suggested methods would be the most accurate? :

## Bearing and distance from a navigational Buoy

Option Match : The ranges of three distinctive shore objects on the radar

## The range of tide is the __________.

The range of tide is the __________. :

## maximum depth of the water at high tide

Option Match : difference between the heights of high and low tide

## The rate of increase

The rate of increase in hour angle is the slowest for :

the Sun

the Moon

Mars

Mercury

## The reference datum used in determining the heights of land features

The reference datum used in determining the heights of land features on most charts is __________. :

half-tide level

## The Sailing Directions (Enroute) contain information on

The Sailing Directions (Enroute) contain information on __________. :

## well-charted inner dangers

port facilities

coastal anchorages

## offshore traffic separation schemes

Option Match : coastal anchorages

## The SHA of star VEGA

The SHA of star VEGA to the nearest minute is :

137?18&#39;

96?37&#39;

80?47&#39;

90?52&#39;
Option Match : 80?47&#39;

## The ship is navigating in dense fog

The ship is navigating in dense fog where the visibility is less than one mile. The Arpa radar is set on
range 12 miles on a course of 314 degrees and own ship has a vector as shown. What is the vector mode
selected on the Arpa? :

True vectors

Relative vectors

## The time interval between

The time interval between the transmission of signals from a pair of Loran-C stations is very closely
controlled and operates with :

## The true wind is from 330 T

The true wind is from 330 T, speed 6 knots. You want the apparent wind to be 30 knots from 10 on your
port bow. To what course and speed must you change? :

## Cn 270, 28.0 knots

Cn 180, 30.0 knots

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Pencarian :

unpredictable

## predicted in Tidal Current Tables

generally constant

## The world is divided into NAVAREAS for the dissemination

The world is divided into NAVAREAS for the dissemination of important marine information. Which NAVARE

XI

IV and XII

V and X

VI and VII

Option Match : XI

## The zone time of LAN

Plan and conduct a passage and determ

The zone time of LAN is 1152. Your longitude is 73 15 E. What time would you use to enter the Nautical Alman

0659

0652

1859

1852

## Vessels required to have an Automatic

Vessels required to have an Automatic Radar Plotting Aid must have a device to indicate the :

## None of the above

Option Match : speed of the vessel over the ground or through the water

## What action should the

Plan and conduct a passage and determ

What action should the Officer of the Watch (OOW) take if he is forced to make a major deviation from the voya

## From Full Away On Passage (FAOP) to End Of Passage (EOP)

Plan and conduct a passage and determ

It is dependant on the voyage and if there are any river or canal transits

## What are the main components causing

What are the main components causing the magnetic compass to require a regular evaluation and compass correc

## Permanent and induced magnetism in the ships structure

The change in the position of the magnetic pole causing annual changes in the variation

## What are the required data inputs

What are the required data inputs into most gyro compasses to reduce any possible compass error? :

## What are the two parts of the magnetic compass error? :

Plan and conduct a passage and determ

## What chart should be used when navigating ? :

The largest scale chart onboard for the area which is properly corrected

Any chart which shows the area which the vessel is passing through as long as it is connected

## The chart which covers the largest part of the passage

Option Match : The largest scale chart onboard for the area which is properly corrected

## What corrections must be applied

What corrections must be applied to the echo sounder reading to compare the depth of water with the depth print

## Draught of the ship

Plan and conduct a passage and determ

## What could be the reason for

What could be the reason for the magnetic compass to swing through large angles when the ship is rolling in a se

The heeling error magnets are upside down and/or not in the correct position

## The error due to deviation is large for that ships heading

The induced magnetism from the earth&#39;s magnetic field is very strong in that area

The Coefficient B determined by the Compass Corrector at the last dry-dock was not correctly calculated

Option Match : The heeling error magnets are upside down and/or not in the correct position

## What describes an accurate position that

What describes an accurate position that is NOT based on any prior position? :

Estimated position

Fix

Running fix

## Option Match : Fix

Plan and conduct a passage and determ

## What is a nonadjustable error of the sextant? :

Prismatic error

Index error

Side error

Error of collimation

## What is important to check

What is important to check when transferring a position from the GPS output to a paper chart? :

Any necessary corrections are applied to convert between the GPS datum and the chart datum

It is important to ensure that the GPS is setup on 2 dimensional and not 3 dimensional position fixes

Ensure that the GPS is setup on the same datum as the chart

## Ensure that the chart has been corrected up to date

Option Match : Any necessary corrections are applied to convert between the GPS datum and the chart dat

## What is important to check

Plan and conduct a passage and determ

What is important to check when transferring a position from the GPS output to a paper chart? :

Any necessary corrections are applied to convert between the GPS datum and the chart datum

It is important to ensure that the GPS is setup on 2 dimensional and not 3 dimensional position fixes

Ensure that the GPS is setup on the same datum as the chart

## Ensure that the chart has been corrected up to date

Option Match : Any necessary corrections are applied to convert between the GPS datum and the chart dat

## What is the advantages of a GPS

What is the advantages of a GPS satellite system compared to other navigational aids? :

The GPS system gives information about position, speed and time continuously world wide

## The GPS system is based on hyperbola navigation

The GPS system has a built-in group of six radio-beacons called a Decca chain
Plan and conduct a passage and determ

The GPS system gives information about weather and waveconditions in the area

Option Match : The GPS system gives information about position, speed and time continuously world wide

## An Isobar is a line joining places of equal temperature

An Isobar is the line showing the direction of the predicted path of a hurricane

## What is the correct setting

What is the correct setting of the Anti sea clutter control on the radar? :

## A few sea returns remaining on the screen

No sea returns left on the screen which may confuse with small target echoes near the ship

A removal of all the sea returns down to about a mile from own ship

## All of the suggested answers

Plan and conduct a passage and determ

## What is the correct understanding

What is the correct understanding of the term Lapse Rate when used in Meteorology? :

The change of the temperature in the atmosphere with height above sea level

The rate of increase of the wind associated with a Tropical Revolving Storm

The delay in temperature reduction associated with the wet bulb thermometer of a hygrometer

The change in the temperature associated with the passing of the warm front of a frontal depression

Option Match : The change of the temperature in the atmosphere with height above sea level

## What is the depth of an iceberg below the surface of the sea? :

The draught of an iceberg varies with the type of berg and its age

The depth of an iceberg below the surface is always about one sixth of its total depth

The draught of an iceberg is about the same as the visible part of the iceberg above the water

## The draught of an iceberg is normally about 3/4 of its total depth

Plan and conduct a passage and determ

Option Match : The draught of an iceberg varies with the type of berg and its age

## What is the direction of wind

What is the direction of wind associated with an anticyclone (area of high pressure) in the Northern Hemisphere?

## Straight towards the centre of the anticyclone

Directly away from the centre of the anticyclone towards the nearest Low pressure

12733&#39;E

5227&#39;E

6152&#39;W

6152&#39;E

## What is the probable cause

Plan and conduct a passage and determ

What is the probable cause of an error in position of the ship obtained from the GPS system? :

## What is the shortest distance between

What is the shortest distance between two points on the surface of the earth? :

Great Circle

## Composite great circle

Rhumb line
Plan and conduct a passage and determ

Small circle

## What is the weather associated

What is the weather associated with being in the centre of an Anticyclone (a region of High Pressure)? :

## What is TRUE concerning new editions of Light Lists? :

Supplements to new editions are issued monthly by the U.S. Coast Guard

New editions are corrected through the date shown on the title page

## None of the above

Option Match : New editions are corrected through the date shown on the title page

## What is understood by the term Dew point of the air? :

Plan and conduct a passage and determ

The temperature at which condensation in the air forms into water droplets

## All of the suggested answers

Option Match : The temperature at which condensation in the air forms into water droplets

## What methods could be introduced

What methods could be introduced into a passage plan for continuous monitoring of the ships position when nav

## What possible reason could there

Plan and conduct a passage and determ

What possible reason could there be for the identification mark associated with a Racon not being visible on the

## The racon may not be transmitting a pulse

The transmitted radar frequency may not trigger the Racon transmitter

The radar may be suppressing the mark with application of the Interference Rejection control

## What should a passage plan include ? :

The plan should include the first 72 hours of the sea voyage

The plan should include the entire voyage from berth to berth

The plan should cover the first half of the sea voyage

## The master decides what to include in the passage plan

Option Match : The plan should include the entire voyage from berth to berth

## What will be the

Plan and conduct a passage and determ

What will be the d?long for departure of 66.5? when the ship is on m?lat of 29 degrees N :

137?

76?

36.8?

77.0?

## When a ship is steaming along

When a ship is steaming along a course line, what is the importance of determining the set and rate
of drift due to wind and current? :

## All of the suggested answers

To determine the time required to reach the next alteration of course point

To determine the correction required to the course steered to maintain the planned passage.

To appreciate the possible extent of drift and dangers in the event of engine failure

## When must a passage plan be prepared ?

Plan and conduct a passage and determ

When navigating

## should never rely on a floating aid to maintain its exact position

Option Match : should never rely on a floating aid to maintain its exact position

## When navigating using GPS

When navigating using GPS, what is an indicator of the geometry of the satellites that your receiver is
locked onto? :

## Horizontal Dilution of Precision

Selective Availability

Doppler Shifting

Precision Coding
Plan and conduct a passage and determ

## When navigating using the GPS

When navigating using the GPS, how does the GPS display indicate when the accuracy of the displayed
position is reduced? :

## The GPS display flashes and sounds an alarm

The GPS display is always very accurate and does not give any indication of lack of accuracy

## When navigating using the GPS

Plan and conduct a passage and determ

When navigating using the GPS, how does the GPS display indicate when the accuracy of the displayed
position is reduced? :

## The GPS display flashes and sounds an alarm

The GPS display is always very accurate and does not give any indication of lack of accuracy

When should

## When should a navigator

Plan and conduct a passage and determ

## When taking an amplitude

When taking an amplitude, the Sun s center should be observed on the visible horizon when :

in high latitudes

## When the temperature of the

When the temperature of the air increases with height it is known as a Temperature Inversion and
may influence the performance of some instruments on the ship. What should the bridge Officer of
the Watch be prepared to happen? :

## Abnormal ranges of VHF RT and Second Trace Returns on the radar

The GPS may give errors of position because of interference of incoming signals from the satellites

The radar will be show abnormal sea clutter as the pulse is trapped by the inversion

The bearings obtained from the Directional Finder (DF) will not be as accurate as normal
Plan and conduct a passage and determ

Option Match : Abnormal ranges of VHF RT and Second Trace Returns on the radar

## When using a buoy as

When using a buoy as an aid to navigation which of the following should be considered? :

## The buoy should be considered to always be in the charted location

If the light is flashing, the buoy should be considered to be in the charted location

## The buoy may not be in the charted position

The buoy should be considered to be in the charted position if it has been freshly painted

## Option Match : The buoy may not be in the charted position

When using a radar in a unstabilized mode, fixes are determined most easily from :

center bearings

tangent bearings

ranges

## When using GPS

When using GPS, how many theoretical position lines are required for a three-dimensional fix that takes into
account altitude? :

1
Plan and conduct a passage and determ

Option Match : 4

## When using GPS

When using GPS, how many theoretical position lines are required for a two-dimensional fix? :

Option Match : 3

## When using the echo sounder in a river the soundings

When using the echo sounder in a river the soundings indicated may be incorrect,
what would be the most probable cause of the error? :

## The density of the water

Plan and conduct a passage and determ

## At the south end of the Red Sea

In American waters

## Where can the size of the Magnetic Compass Error be found? :

By taking a transit bearing of two fixed geographical positions and comparing it with the bearing
of the same points on the chart
Plan and conduct a passage and determ

On the chart in the centre of the compass rose or by reference to the Variation chart, taking into
account the annual changes

## By taking the error from the Deviation Table on the bridge

Option Match : By taking a transit bearing of two fixed geographical positions and comparing it with the b

Aero light

## Which nautical charts are intended for coastwise navigation

Which nautical charts are intended for coastwise navigation outside of outlying reefs and shoals? :

Approach charts

General charts

Sailing charts

Coastal charts

## Which of the answers best

Plan and conduct a passage and determ

Which of the answers best summarises the information which should be provided for the bridge Officers
of the Watch within an effective Voyage plan :

## All of the suggested answers

Courses to steer; distance off dangers; parallel index lines; expected currents; prevailing winds; distance
between alteration points

## Which of the following

Which of the following methods do you think will give the most accurate ship?s position? :

## A three point bearing

Option Match : Two distances off two objects subtending an angle of about 90 degrees
Plan and conduct a passage and determ

## Which of the following factors may not be taken into conside

Which of the following factors may not be taken into consideration when planning a passage in coastal waters? :

No - Go areas

## Which of the following figures

Which of the following figures drawn on the plane of the Meridian is correct for an observer in position
Latitude 30 00 North; Longitude 15 00 West, when observing the sun on the meridian, if the sun s
Declination is 15 00 South? :

Figure 4 is correct

Figure 1 is correct

Figure 2 is correct

Figure 3 is correct

## Option Match : Figure 4 is correct

Plan and conduct a passage and determ

## Which of the following figures drawn

Which of the following figures drawn on the plane of the Meridian is correct for an observer in position
Latitude 30 00 North; Longitude 15 00 West, when observing the sun on the meridian, if the sun s
Declination is 15 00 South? :

Figure 4 is correct

Figure 1 is correct

Figure 2 is correct

Figure 3 is correct

## Which of the four adjustable

Which of the four adjustable errors in the sextant causes side error? :

## Option Match : Horizon glass not being perpendicular to the frame

Plan and conduct a passage and determ

## Which of the four adjustable

Which of the four adjustable errors in the sextant is the principle cause of index error? :

## Horizon glass not being perpendicular to the frame

Option Match : Index mirror and horizon glass not being parallel

## Which of the four calculations

Which of the four calculations illustrated is the correct one to determine the latitude of the observer
when the sun is on the meridian? :

Calculation 3 is correct

Calculation 1 is correct

Calculation 2 is correct

Calculation 4 is correct

## Option Match : Calculation 3 is correct

Plan and conduct a passage and determ

## Which of the four calculations illustrated

Which of the four calculations illustrated is the correct one to determine the latitude of the observer when the sun

Calculation 3 is correct

Calculation 1 is correct

Calculation 2 is correct

Calculation 4 is correct

## Which of the four figures

Which of the four figures illustrated shows the correct position line for the following situation:
Latitude 50 00 N, Longitude 30 00 W, Time 1200 GMT. Course steered: 090 True, Speed: 12 knots,
bearing of the sun: 200 , Intercept correction: 00 02 Towards (observed altitude - computed altitude) :
Plan and conduct a passage and determ

Figure 2 is correct

Figure 1 is correct

Figure 3 is correct

Figure 4 is correct

## Which of the four figures

Which of the four figures illustrated shows the correct position line for the following situation:
Latitude 50 00 N, Longitude 30 00 W, Time 1200 GMT. Course steered: 090 True, Speed: 12 knots, bearing of t
computed altitude) :

Figure 2 is correct

Figure 1 is correct

Figure 3 is correct

Figure 4 is correct

## Which of the suggested navigational

Plan and conduct a passage and determ

Which of the suggested navigational systems is a Hyperbolic navigational system and has hyperbolae as
position lines? :

Loran C

GPS

## Which one of the following land marks on the coast line

Which one of the following land marks on the coast line must be depicted on hydrographic maps ? :

light houses

church spires

shore line

all

## Which part of the magnetic compass

Plan and conduct a passage and determ

Which part of the magnetic compass error changes with a change in the course steered? :

Deviation

Variation

Induced magnetism

## Which position includes the effects of wind and current? :

Leeway position

Estimated position

Set position

## Option Match : Estimated position

Plan and conduct a passage and determ

The topics for warnings included in HYDROLANTS, HYDROPACS, and NAVAREA warnings are
the same

NAVAREA warnings concern only coastal navigation and inland navigation in large bays or sounds
such as Puget Sound

The United States is responsible for NAVAREA warnings in the North Atlantic north of 7N, and west
of 15W

Option Match : The topics for warnings included in HYDROLANTS, HYDROPACS, and NAVAREA
warnings are the same

## While steering a course

While steering a course of 150 T, you wish to observe a body for a latitude check. What would the
azimuth have to be? :

000T

090T

150T

240T

## Option Match : 000T

Who is ultimately
Plan and conduct a passage and determ

The Master

## The Officer of the Watch (OOW) on duty

The ship owner will provide overall parameters within which the ship must follow

## Why should Ground Stabilised

Why should Ground Stabilised True Motion display mode be avoided when using the Arpa for
anti-collision purposes :

The collision regulations are based on ship courses through the water

True motion does not provide the collision risk of other ships
Plan and conduct a passage and determ

The Relative Motion display and relative vectors is the only display to use for anti-collision purposes

The true vector can never give an indication of collision risk with another ship

Option Match : The collision regulations are based on ship courses through the water

## You are enroute to assist vessel A. Vessel A is underway at 4

You are enroute to assist vessel A. Vessel A is underway at 4.5 knots on course 233 T, and bears 264 T at 68
miles from you. What is the course to steer at 13 knots to intercept vessel A? :

249

256

262

268

## You are planning to enter an unfamiliar port

Plan and conduct a passage and determ

You are planning to enter an unfamiliar port. Which publication provides information about channel depths,
dangers, obstructions, anchorages, and marine facilities available in that port :

## American Practical Navigator

Notice to Mariners

Coast Pilot

Sailing Directions

## You are preparing to take a tow from San Diego to Portland,

You are preparing to take a tow from San Diego to Portland, OR. Good seamanship would
that you have on board, available for reference and use, all of the following EXCEPT the __________. :

Coast Pilot

Light List

## You expect to sight land at 2100 where an alteration of cours

You expect to sight land at 2100 where an alteration of course is marked on the chart. By 2120 no land has
been sighted, the visibility is very good. What action would you take? :

## Keep looking out

Call Master

Stop engines
Plan and conduct a passage and determ

Alter course

## You will be loading in Boston Harbor to a maximum draft of 3

You will be loading in Boston Harbor to a maximum draft of 32 06. The charted depth of an obstruction
in the channel near Boston Light is 30 feet and you wish to have 3 feet of keel clearance. The steaming
time from the pier to the obstruction is 01h 05m. What is the latest time (ZD +4) you can sail on 17 May 1983
and meet these requirements? :

1610

1728

1821

2350

## Your chart indicates that there is an isolated rock and names

Your chart indicates that there is an isolated rock and names the rock using vertical letters.
This indicates the __________. :

## Your longitude is 179 59\'W

Plan and conduct a passage and determ

Your longitude is 179 59 W. The LMT at this longitude is 23h 56m of the 4th day of the month.
Six minutes later your position is 179 59 E longitude. Your LMT and date is now :

## Option Match : 00h 02m on the 6th

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